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How do I get a belt to open the cd drawer?

How do I get a new belt to open the cd drawer? All spare part shops, (it seems to be original Philips??) are sold out. Is there a way to fix it?
it is a cd SLP 212 A

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You will need to take out the belt and have it sized for the correct one.

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